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" THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness... "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 191
by English poets - 1790
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1855 - 754 pages
...and are arranged in stanzas. The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea ; The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness arid to me. — (JRAY. RHYME ROYAL. 670. Seven lines of heroics, with the...
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Selections from the British Classics: Chaucer and Spenser ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1856 - 122 pages
...WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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The National Magazine, Volume 11

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1857
...more home-spun Saxon thanf "The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds riowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way. And leaves the world to darkness and to me." ""When a man grows eloquent, it Is the Saxon clement that lends wings...
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The Heart's Treasure: A Poetical Gift

J. H. B. - American poetry - 1850 - 204 pages
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English Language in Its Elements and Forms: with a History of Its Origin and ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1858 - 381 pages
...and are arranged in stanzas. The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea ; The plowman homeward plods his weary way. And leaves the world to darkness and to me. — G&AY. RHYME ROYAL. 531. Seven lines of heroics, with the last...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...light and go to bed. • 1. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day; The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea; The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. 2. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1859 - 408 pages
...God ! There is no God beside! The curfew tolls the knell of parting day; The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea; The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. EXERCISE ON RATE. Select a sentence, and deliver it as slow as may...
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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - English poetry - 1860 - 472 pages
...AVIIITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHUBCH-YABJl. THE Curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers, American - 1861 - 432 pages
...! There is no God beside ! The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea ; The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. EXERCISE ON RATE. Select a sentence, and deliver it as slow as may...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1861 - 538 pages
...iu the mind of the poet.] 1. THE curfew tolls the knell of parting day; The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea ; The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air....
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